Security guard shoots, kills man after fight at downtown grocery store


SAN DIEGO – A man died late Friday after being shot by a security guard near a downtown grocery store, local authorities say.

Just before 9:30 p.m., police were called to the area near the Ralphs supermarket on First Avenue and G Street. According to police, some kind of fight broke out between the two men inside the store, and the security guard was injured before he opened fire.

Police attempted to perform life-saving measures on the victim, but he succumbed to the injuries, according to authorities. The guard was eventually taken to the hospital for a non-life threatening injury.

Neither the guard, who was detained and questioned, nor the victim have been identified by police.

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